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What are sugar alcohols in gum?

April 15, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has recognized the dental benefits of sugar alcohols, namely xylitol. Click to read article

Allergy season is in the air: Is your breath ready?

April 10, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
With trees in bloom and pollen airborne, many people suffer from allergies, a cause of bad breath.  Click to read article

The story of dentist who lived with Anne Frank

April 4, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Research has uncovered the compelling tale of Dr. Friedrich "Fritz" Pfeffer, Anne Frank's roommate. Click to read article

The largest extinction in Earth's history

April 2, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Methane-producing microbes may be the culprit for the largest mass extinction in Earth's history. The extinction has an intriguing connection to bad breath. Click to read article

Good oral habits for preventing pneumonia

April 1, 2014 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
The same types of microorganisms that cause bad breath can also lead to pneumonia, which is why it's important to practice good oral health habits. Click to read article

Is gum on the outs?

March 27, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Americans have turned to gum to fight bad breath throughout history, but U.S. sales have declined drastically in the past few years. Click to read article

Getting into selfie mode

March 24, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Here are some tips on how to snap a selfie that will rake in the most response.   Click to read article

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March 20, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Diet plays a key role in your oral health. Discover the best ways to protect your pearly whites - and your waistline - during National Nutrition Month and beyond. Click to read article

Spring break 2014: Keeping teeth fresh and white

March 18, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Wherever you go on spring break, here are some tips about how to keep your pearly whites looking as good as your beach body. Click to read article

3 simple tips for protecting your enamel

March 17, 2014 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Enamel is the tooth's defensive shell that protects against harmful substances, and erosion of this shell can't be reversed. That's why it's so important to keep your enamel strong and healthy. Click to read article

Is a web-enabled toothbrush a thing of the future?

March 13, 2014 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Many people love their smartphones for their ability to perform a wide variety of functions - apps can do everything from allow you to watch videos to repell mosquitos using high frequency sound waves. Click to read article

Taking care of your dog's oral health

March 7, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Long-lasting dog breath is often a red flag of an underlying health issue. Click to read article

Join the Monster-Free Mouths Movement!

March 6, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
What's the best way to get ahold of youngsters' attention? Games, of course. The AAPD launched a good-guy-versus-bad-guy game to stop mouth monsters in their tracks. Click to read article

California considers warning labels on sugary drinks

February 24, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
California might be the first state to put a warning label on soda and other sugary drinks.  Click to read article

Celebrities with million-dollar smiles, literally

February 20, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Gene Simmons once had his tongue insured for $1 million. Find out who else has their smile backed for a handsome sum.  Click to read article

Famous smiles: U.S. Presidential edition

February 19, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Discover the tales of our forefathers' ivory dentures, toothless grins and botched dental operations. Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln all make the list. Click to read article

UB dentist leads international convention on oral health

February 13, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Dr. Michael Glick, the dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, recently championed a conference that dealt with the link between oral and overall health. Click to read article

Dark chocolate on Valentine's Day: a tooth-friendly treat

February 11, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
With the heart-throb holiday just days away, there's still time to give the healthy, timeless gift of dark chocolate. Click to read article

Toothpaste tube bomb threat at the Sochi Olympics

February 7, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Travelers headed to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics can find new ways to steer clear of bad breath and oral health problems, even with ramped security measures. Click to read article

Coffee: Public enemy for teeth

February 6, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Your favorite cup of Joe causes bad breath, stains and tooth decay. Figure out how to stop coffee's dark side. Click to read article

February is National Pet Dental Month

February 4, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Dog breath might be a sign of an underlying health condition. If your four-legged friends are truly part of the family, keep a healthy smile on their faces. Click to read article

Year of the Horse: What it means for your oral health

January 31, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
2014 is the year of the horse. While the astrologists predict what's in store for the upcoming months, we share our own predictions. Click to read article

Celebrating National Croissant Day with Kanye West

January 27, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
This Thursday, Jan. 30 is National Croissant Day. Join hip hop icon Kanye West in indulging! Click to read article

Bieber breath

January 23, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Here's a breakdown of alcohol breath, something that Justin Bieber found out the hard way. Click to read article

What to serve for the Super Bowl

January 22, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Watching the Seahawks vs. Broncos Super Bowl? Discover how to keep halitosis on the sidelines. Click to read article

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